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What is the strongest OTC pain medicine to take?

What is the strongest OTC pain medicine to take?

None: There is no good answer. The choice of medication is dependent upon cause, type, severity of pain. I personally do not feel it is a good idea to take otc pain meds except for minor problems such as menstrual cramps and common mild headaches. If you are requiring frequent otc pain meds, find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take 2 different pain relievers together?

Is it bad to take 2 different pain relievers together?

Depends: You have to clarify what type of pain relievers are you talking about. Are you talking about opioids? Nsaids? Etc. Why are needing pain relievers? Where is the pain? Have your doctor check you. ...Read more

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What will happen to me/the way I feel if I take 4 200mg pain relievers?

Why would you do: that? The hidden message in your question is your intent to harm yourself. Please talk to your doctor, a friend, or clergy to explore your feelings. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter pain relievers are safe to take simultaneously?

Which over-the-counter pain relievers are safe to take simultaneously?

Acetaminophen+NSAID: 1st we need to make several assumptions, like not taking any other meds, no liver disease, no alcohol consumption, no heartburn/acid reflux, no kidney disease, etc. In such a situation, one can take acetaminophen + one anti-inflammatory of choice eg ibuprofen or naproxen. But never take 2 anti-inflammatories at same time. Be sure to tell your family doc everything you're taking including OTCs. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me how often should you take pain relievers in a given week?

Only if you need it: Why would you take pain relievers at all. If you have a problem causing pain, find out the cause and treat the cause and the pain will go away. Treating the pain with pain relievers will perpetuate the pain and never get better. ...Read more

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Recently have wanted to take pain relievers just to take them even if not in pain. They don't alter state of mind or anything so what's up with this?

Recently have wanted to take pain relievers just to take them even if not in pain. They don't alter state of mind or anything so what's up with this?

Anxiety: We all suffer from some level of anxiety just from being alive and dealing with day to day responsibilities and problems. Opiate pain medications reduce the experience of stressfullness. They are also addictive so that if you do not have pain put them away and deal with your stress in a safer way; with exercise, happy events, meditation, relaxation, and more healthy ways to reward yourself. ...Read more

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What kind of pain relievers are okay to take while having a glass of wine?

Depends: Depends on how big the glass is! i would check with your doctor before combining any pain medication with alcohol. What might be fine for one patient might be fatal for another patient. ...Read more